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What is Ethereum? 

Ethereum, created in 2015 by Vitalik Buterin, is a platform based on a code allowing the creation of advanced “smart-contracts”. We can imagine it as a public and very secure global computer on which anyone can deploy their programs.

How does Ethereum work?

The Ethereum blockchain allows the development of modern applications that have the particularity of being decentralized. These decentralized applications are composed of smart contracts that carry out predefined actions between the various stakeholders.

What are smart contracts?

Smart contracts are computer programs stored on a Blockchain, usually Ethereum. It allows conditional transactions to be triggered, their execution depending on factors defined in advance via an algorithm.

What is a token?

In the Blockchain ecosystem, any asset that is digitally transferable between two people is called a token. Depending on the properties assigned to it, it has different classification and uses.

What is an ICO?

An ICO is a fundraising event: a team presents a project to investors who take the risk of investing part of their capital in its potential success. Investors legitimately expect that each ether or bitcoin harvested will be used to carry out the project presented.

Which ethereum wallet to use?

Like Bitcoin, Ethereum has a lot of wallets for holding ethers and tokens, some of them even interacting with the smart contracts. Which Ethereum portfolio for which use?

What is Proof-of-Stake?

Proof-of-Stake is a method to achieve a distributed consensus. It makes it possible to secure a blockchain by providing the right economic incentives to push for honest transaction validation. It is an alternative to the Proof-of-Work used on Bitcoin.

What is a non-fungible token?

Can a digital asset be unique, indivisible and valuable? Cryptokitties, Etheremon or Decentraland are cryptoassets projects based on the concept of non-fungible tokens.

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